angioblastoma


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Related to angioblastoma: hemangioblastoma, glioblastoma

angioblastoma

 [an″je-o-blas-to´mah]
a blood vessel tumor arising from the meninges of the brain or spinal cord; called also angioblastic meningioma.

he·man·gi·o·blas·to·ma

(he-man'jē-ō-blas-tō'mă),
A benign neoplasm frequently arising in the cerebellum composed of capillary vessel-forming endothelial cells and stromal cells; a slowly growing tumor that affects, primarily, middle-aged individuals; increased incidence in von Hippel-Lindau disease.

angioblastoma

/an·gio·blas·to·ma/ (an″je-o-blas-to´mah)

angioblastoma

[an′jē·ōblastō′mə] pl. angioblastomas, angioblastomata
Etymology: Gk, angeion, vessel, blastos, germ, oma
a tumor of blood vessels in the brain. Kinds of angioblastomas are angioblastic meningioma and cerebellar angioblastoma.

angioblastoma

(1) Angiosarcoma.
(2) Giant cell angioblastoma.
(3) Hemangioendothelioma.
(4) Tufted angioma.

he·man·gi·o·blas·to·ma

(hē-man'jē-ō-blas-tō'mă)
A benign cerebellar neoplasm composed of capillary vessel-forming endothelial cells and stromal cells; a slowly growing tumor that affects, primarily, middle-aged individuals; increased incidence in von Hippel-Lindau disease.
Synonym(s): angioblastoma, Lindau tumor, haemangioblastoma.

angioblastoma

a term applied to certain blood-vessel tumors of the brain.